Medical Center Hospital has been providing excellence in cardiac care to the Permian Basin for over 30 years and 2003 marked a milestone when it opened the MCH Center for Heart Disease. The Center offers a complete cardiovascular services program for the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of heart disease. Whether a cardiac patient is admitted through the emergency department or by a private physician, the Center for Heart Disease staff provides multi-disciplinary care on a continual basis.
Diagnostic procedures offered at the MCH include a complete array of structural, circulatory and electrical testing through the departments of Electrodiagnostics and Nuclear Medicine. MCH also provides Electrophysiology services for the diagnosis and treatment of electrical problems of the heart.
The Cardiac Catheterization Labs include a specialized Peripheral Vascular suite and the only Cardiac Electrophysiology suite in the Permian Basin. There are two additional Cath Lab suites that offer a full array of cardiac diagnostic and interventional procedures. The Cath Lab suites are equipped with the very latest in cardiac technology. The staff that has been involved with implementing new cardiac procedures, including the first
drug-eluting stents in West Texas, will continue to be involved in groundbreaking cardiac procedures.
The Chest Pain Center is a 24-hour unit that specializes in the treatment of chest pain to allow for rapid diagnosis and treatment. The Chest Pain Center functions closely with the MCH emergency department and nurses specially trained in the treatment of heart disease chest pain staff the unit.
Surgical suites at Medical Center Hospital have been expanded to provide the latest equipment for patients who undergo bypass surgery. Medical Center Hospital helps its patients on the road to recovery following a heart procedure by providing expert and compassionate care in the Coronary Care Unit or one of several telemetry units.
Medical Center Hospital also offers a complete cardiac rehabilitation program designed to help patients with heart disease recover quicker and return to a full and active lifestyle. For more information regarding the MCH Center for Heart Disease, please call (432) 640-BEAT.